Vietnam by Train 14 Days

Code : STOP 09
Destination: Ha NoiSapaHa LongHueHoi AnNha TrangHo Chi MinhMekong Delta
Duration : 14 days 13 nights



Vietnam is a country any serious traveler should visit at least once in his/her life. The country has a vast offer of places to visit. From picturesque mountainous regions (in the North) to awesome beaches (West and South). From noisy and overcrowded metropolis (Saigon and Hanoi) to relaxed towns (Hoi An). World Heritage sites, historical places, religious monuments, local markets, its people,..
This private tour brings enjoyable experience to you by some nights over on train. Starting with a city tour of main highlights around Ha Noi capital, you will then take the night train to Lao Cai. A transfer brings you to Sa Pa, the valley covered with fog, where you will trek to visit many ethnic villages. Come back to Ha Noi by night train and enjoy next day for admiring the breathtaking beauty of natural wonder of Ha Long bay.
Leaving Ha Noi for a night train to Hue, you will discover the last capital of Vietnam under feudalism with many palaces, temples and royal tombs. Transfer to Hoi An through Mandarin road and you will have time for visiting and shopping here.
A night train takes you to Nha Trang, the best beach in Vietnam. Here you have the chance to swim and dive to see many colorful types of coral. Continue your tour with an open bus to Sai Gon. A full day tour helps you to discover main places of the busiest city of Vietnam. Next day reserved for a boat trip on Mekong Delta River in My Tho.
You will have free time for shopping in Sai Gon before we transfer you to airport. 

All prices quoted in USD per person Valid till 30 Sept 2023  except Christmas 24 Dec 2022, New year 31 Dec 2022 and Tet holiday 21Jan to 27 Jan 2023

Package Class

Price per person in half-twin by private
car/coach with guide in the party of







Superior – 3 stars







First Class - 4 tars







Deluxe - 5 stars








Day 1 : Arrival Hanoi ( D )
Arrive at NoiBai Airport. Meeting with guide and transfer to the hotel. Welcome dinner featured with Vietnamese specialty at ThangLong restaurant. Overnight in hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi City tour - Sapa ( B,L )( Night train)

Experience the rich culture of Hanoi. Spend time at the Temple of Literature, One Pillar Pagoda and the Presidential Palace. Visit the Vietnam History Museum and the Hanoi Opera House. Stroll around the Old Quarter and end the day watching a performance of a traditional Water Puppet Show. The evening is free to discover the city at your own pace.

20h00 Transfer to Train Station for night train ( 22h00 - 6h00 ) to Sapa. Overnight on the train by soft sleeper.

Day 3 : Sapa – Silver Waterfall – Heaven Gate – Fansipan Peak (B,L)

Arrive in Lao Cai early morning, meet our guide and take 1hr car ride uphill to the beautiful town of Sapa. The ride gives you a glimpse of the stunning vistas and impressive rice terraces. Upon arrival in Sapa town, have breakfast at hotel. Get ready for for a leisure Sapa trip today. The drive uphill offers most spectacular scenery of Fansipan Mount. Just 1km out of the town, rose flower farms and later chayote grows on bamboo frames covered a vast area. We stop at the magnificent Silver Waterfall and start walk up along the beautiful waterfall and enjoy the spectacular scenery surround. You can also spend time visiting the fish farm nearby.

Continue the road trip further to Heaven Gate and Tram Ton Pass. At 2047m above sea level, the Heaven Gate & Tram Ton Pass is the highest mountain pass in Vietnam. From here enjoy walking around for half an hour for beautiful scenery of both two side of Hoang Lien Son mountain range. This is the best point here to enjoy breathtaking scenery of the two side of Fansipan Mountain range.

Have lunch at local restaurant then continue by a short transfer to cable car station in O Quy Ho around 15 minutes. The flight by cable car will take you around 20 minutes to the next station at 3,000m ASL. Enjoy the view of Sin Chai valley, Fansipan peak as well as Hoang Lien national park from cabin. Following stone steps from station to the top (40 minutes), then we will arrive at the 3,143m summit Fansipan, celebrate the victory, sitting high above the hills with views of this stunning mountainous landscape. Night in Sapa

Day 4 : Sapa – Hanoi (B,L) Night train to Hanoi

You start the trip on foot to explore the Cat Cat village of ethnic Hmong - discovered and learn about the culture, customs and unique people here with traditional crafts such as weaving, carved silver, forged agricultural tools, to drag his wife...then back to Sapa Town. Free afternoon to discover Sapa town
18.00 – 18:30: Leave the town for Lao Cai train station. Dinner (on your own cost) and lounge in a local restaurant here then catch the night train back to Hanoi.Overnight at train

Day 5 : Hanoi  – Halong  (B,L D)

Arrival in Hanoi early morning, Have a relax and breakfast before depart in the morning for Halong Bay, perhaps Vietnam’s most famous and most popular UNESCO World Heritage site. The name ‘Ha Long’ means the dragon descending into the sea and owes its origins to a Vietnamese myth.

Arrive at the Halong Bay jetty around noon and proceed with check-in formalities before boarding a boat for your unforgettable overnight cruise on Halong bay. After your welcome onboard, a lunch will be served while cruising towards the bay itself

In the afternoon, enjoy some visits and/or activities (depending on each boat’s itinerary) or just spend some time relaxing on board. Towards the end of the day the boat sets anchor for the night among the karst formations. Dinner is served on board

Overnight on board the boat in Halong Bay

Day 6: Halong – Hanoi  (B,L ) Night train to Hue

Experience the sunrise over the emerald waters of Halong Bay

Mid-morning the boat will return to shore

Disembark and transfer to Hanoi Arrival in Hanoi, Check in Hotel. free and easy.

18h00 pm, transfer to train station for night train at 19h30 pm to Hue/ Soft sleeper, cabin of 4.

Day 7: Hue arrival - City tours(  B,L ) check in early

On arrival in the morning Pick up then transfer to centre for city tour for check in early

Am: Boat trip to Thien Mu pagoda: you get on the dragon boat. You will cruise along the Perfume River about 30 minutes. After that, the boat will stop at another boat station. Here you can freely visit Thien Mu pagoda,which is the oldest pagoda in Hue city.
Then visit Minh Mang King’s Tomb: Considered as the most majestic of all Nguyen Dynasty royal tombs, Minh Mang Tomb is a complex of 40 constructions: palaces, temples, pavilions, etc. Many say that it’s a perfect combination of man-made and natural beauty in Hue, where architecture fits harmoniously into the surrounding landscape.
Pm: visit Imperial Citadel where Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945 with numerous of attractive places to see like Flag Tower, Noon Gate, Nine Dynastic Urns, Nine Holy Cannons, Thai Hoa Palace, and Forbidden Purple City. Thai Hoa Palace.
The tour ends by shopping at Dongba Market - Dong Ba market is the biggest and most significant central market of Thua Thien Hue province and the adjacent regions. Overnight at hotel in Hue.

Day8 : Hue -Da Nang –Hoian (B,L )
Transfer to Danang . Spend time in LangCo beach enroute, taking photograph from HaiVan Pass ( The pass of Sea and Cloud). Cham Museum in Danang. Afternoon visit Marble Mountain and enjoying sea/sun bathing in DaNang beach. Arrive Hoian. Overnight in Hoian.

Day 9: Hoian (B,L )
Morning , explore HoiAn old town . You will be escorted to Japanese bridge, TanKy old house, assembly hall… to contemplate their special architectural features and hear your tour guide introducing the establishment and history of each place.

Continue to the town to home of a craftsman in the village.Here we will have a brief introduction to the history, shape, and color of the lanterns as well as the many stages of making them. We can make our own lantern and keep it as a souvenir. After 1 – 1,5 hour learning and practicing. Back to hotel. Free and overnight at hotel
Day 10 : Hoian - Danang - Nhatrang ( B, L  ) ( flight )
Am : Transfer from Hoian to Danang airport for flight to NhaTrang , the guide will welcome you and escort you to the hotel.
Above all, nha trang is about the beautiful turquoise water, nearby islands, and the best diving in the country. Nha trang is endowed with deep, quiet and warm waters all the year round, surrounded by archipelagoes, islands, mountains and white sand beaches.  Short visit to the Ponagarcham Tower, LongSonpagoda . Relax and free time at the beach. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Nha trang Boat trip to islands (B,L )
8h00 am: Start from your hotel to Cau Da port. Tri Nguyen Aquarium on Mieu Island is the first place to visit, many sea species of Nha Trang/Khanh Hoa province make a small ocean world there. Mun Island is the best island for snorkeling where you can see lots of lives colorful corals and fish. You will also be able to see caves in which the sea swallows make their nest.Then relaxing, swimming & doing water sports or other activities at Mot Island, Tranh Beach Island or on a small island calling “Mini beach”. Taking a fresh lunch at the island. On the way back you will visit a fishing village before going to the shore.

 19h00 Pick up and transfer to train station for  Hochiminh City. Overnight on train. 

Day 12 : Hochiminh city ( B, L ) check in early
4h30 arrive at train station. Pick up and transfer to hotel for  breakfast.
8h30 Explore the city: Town hall, post office, Cathedral, BenThanh Market, Independent Square. Visit: War museum, ThienHau Pagoda, Binhtay Market, Cholon Chinese district. Overnight at hotel. 

Day 13 : Mytho - Mekong River delta ( B,L )
8h00 Am : Continuation of your trip to the Mekong Riverdelta. Stroll on boat through tiny channels and quiet villages in MyTho. Lunch at pleasant restaurant inside the garden. Return to SaiGon in the afternoon, on the way stop to visit VinhTrang Pagoda.  release in the evening. Ovetnight in HoChiMinh City. 

Day 14: HoChiMinh - Day departure ( B )
Free at leisure in morning time. At the appropriate time, you'll transfer to the airport to catch your flight home. Have a nice flight and see you next time !

Accommodation offering in this trip ( click to see )


3 stars

4 stars

5-4 stars


Mayde Ville Classsic

The Q hotel

Peridot Grand hotel


Lacasa Sapa

Sapa Horizon

Pistachio Sapa

Halong Bay

Syrena Cuise

Senna Cruise

Le Theatre Cruise




Indochine Hue


Rose garden

Silko hotel

Bliss Hoi An resort


Siren flower

Starcity Nha Trang

Havana Nha Trang


Blue Diamond hotel

Lotus Central

REX Saigon

Tour Cost includes: 
- Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary( B = breakfast, L = lunch,D= Dinner )
- Train ticket Soft sleeper ( Cabin of 4 persons ) : Hanoi - Hue
- Train ticket 2 ways Soft sleeper -first class: Hanoi -Laocai -Hanoi.
- English or French - speaking guide
- Blue train ticket Nhatrang – Saigon soft sleeper class
- Boat trip at sights mentioned
- Double/Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( AC room)
Tour Cost excludes:
- Airport taxes; Diners, Visas; travel insurance; tips; personal expenses, emergency transfer

Trip Summary:


Trip starts in Hanoi and ends in HoChiMinh city


All year round;


Moderate to Strenous;


Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),


Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,


As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)



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